Much More than Rain

Apparently there’s a word for the way the earth smells right before it rains, and apparently the word is petrichor. Of course as a middle schooler, I didn’t know what that meant. All I knew was that every day of the monsoon season, at 4 PM sharp, our school bell would ring, and the sky would turn cloudy and gray. The dust from our school’s abandoned bus yard…

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Niharika Manda

Niharika Manda

Just your average college student chasing sunsets, words, and meaningful conversations | university of illinois | SDE @Amazon